SCHOOL CONCURRENCY COMMITTEE Members: Tom Lanahan – IPARC Chair Anna Yeskey – IPARC Executive Director Daniel P. Clark – PBCCMA Member Lorenzo Aghemo – Planning Director, Palm Beach County Kevin Andrews – Planner II, Palm Beach County Lenny Berger – Chief Asst. County Attorney, Palm Beach County Paul Dorling – P&Z Director, City of Delray Beach Bradford O’Brien – P&Z Administrator, Village of Royal Palm Beach Richard Radcliff – Ex. Director, League of Cities Kristin K. Garrison – Director, School District of Palm Beach County Blair Littlejohn – Sr. Counsel, School District of Palm Beach County Angela D. Usher – Manager, School District of Palm Beach County Joyce C. Cai – Sr. Planner, School District of Palm Beach County
SCHOOL CONCURRENCY REGULATIONS HISTORY Inter-local Agreement Expired 2011 Valid for 10 years Optional Implementation of School Concurrency House Bill 7207 Made School Concurrency Optional Again 2005 Mandatory Implementation of Public School Concurrency State Senate Bill 360 Required all Counties within the State to Adopt a School Concurrency Program by December 2008 2001/2002 1 st County in Florida to Officially Adopt School Concurrency The School Board, PBC Board of County Commissioners and 26 Municipalities Entered into Inter-Local Agreement 1998 Optional Implementation of Public School Concurrency Florida Legislature Established Specific Minimum Requirements
TOTAL NUMBER OF SCHOOL CONCURRENCY APPLICATIONS AND TOTAL NUMBER OF RESIDENTIAL UNITS WITH CONCURRENCY APPROVALS CSA NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS AREA/ LOCATIONNUMBER OF UNITS NUMBER OF UNITS * CSA 1 53 Jupiter 2279 1453 CSA 2 4 West Jupiter 585 137 CSA 3 40 Palm Beach Gardens 7974 5933 CSA 4 5 West Palm Beach Gardens 12144 12083 CSA 5 26 Riviera Beach 2997 2441 CSA 6 0 West Riviera Beach 00 CSA 8 63 North Area – West Palm Beach 8629 6540 CSA 9 5 West Area – West Palm Beach 1226 476 CSA 10 15 Acreage Area/ Royal Palm Beach 3760 3703 CSA 11 45 South Area – West Palm Beach 4741 3777 CSA 12 48 Central Area – West Palm Beach 4300 4092 CSA 14 89 Lake Worth 2389 2109 CSA 15 65 Greenacres 4870 3633 CSA 16 16 Wellington 1994 1796 CSA 17 86 Lantana/ North Boynton Beach 9557 7767 CSA 18 27 West/ Central Palm Beach County 3119 2788 CSA 19 81 Boynton Beach/ West Boynton Beach 17676 14632 CSA 20 151 Delray Beach/ West Delray 13431 9560 CSA 21 64 Boca Raton/ West Boca Raton 9264 6227 CSA 22 0 Everglades 0 0 CSA 23 5 Belle Glade/ Pahokee 683 TOTAL 888111,61889,830 (-17,193) Source: School Concurrency Intake Records from June 2002 to August 2012 * Number of Units from school concurrency approvals were updated based on development order status.
TOTAL NUMBER OF SCHOOL CONCURRENCY APPLICATIONS 2002 - 2010 The total number of school concurrency applications from 2002 to 2010 is 837.
APPLICATION FEES FROM SCHOOL CONCURRENCY Average School Concurrency Fees: $14K/Year
COMPLETED CAPITAL PROJECTS 2000 - 2011 The Total Number of New and Modernized Schools = 91 The Enrollment does not Include Pre-K students or students in charter, alternative, ESE schools/centers Enrollment declined in three school years during the period 2000 enrollment is October data; 2011 is September data.
2000 – 2011 TOTAL CAPITAL PROJECT COSTS (in dollars) Source: The School District of Palm Beach County Financial Records
SCHOOL UTILIZATION IN 2001 AND 2011 Total Number of Schools School Utilization Note: The chart does not include 7 full choice schools
MITIGATION/DENIALS Under School Concurrency, no developer has been required to provide mitigation in Palm Beach County No application denials have occurred
UPDATES DUE TO STATUTE CHANGES Change “Municipalities” to “Participating Municipalities” (now optional; 80% Rule) Delete references to FAC Rule 9J5 (repealed) Delete annual Comp Plan Amendment requirement—no longer required for: CIP (by ordinance), or CSA map (in support documents) New Proportionate Share Mitigation provisions Delete Charter School as a mitigation strategy (no longer State requirement) Delete Suspension requirements LOS Still 110%, but “Re-locatable” must now be counted per Statute
UPDATES DUE TO CHANGED CONDITIONS/PROCEDURES Delete tiered LOS provisions (no longer needed to phase in Concurrency) Update School Capacity Study provisions Notify affected local government Evaluate whether modular classrooms would be necessary Add Age Restricted Community language Update Development Review Table to reflect actual procedures Update population projection section (improved procedures & IPARC involvement)
SUBSTANTIVE CHANGES Exclude “100% Choice” Schools without boundaries from School Concurrency We can control enrollment by lottery School enrollment is not affected by growth Coordinated School Planning procedures Use of electronic data sharing Site plan process Landscape Compromise Language Update Annual Management and Monitoring Reports Streamline, remove redundant functions Combine with the October FTE Report Re-visit TAG membership (AGC perceived conflict of interest)